Print, Engraving of Rev. Thomas Blacklock


Accession Number: 2002.9

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Thomas Blacklock (1721-1791), a Scottish poet and minister who was blind. Beneath the composition is printed "Engraved by W & F. Holl." Printed in the bottom margin is "Rev. Thomas Blacklock, D.D., From the Original in Possession of Rev. Dr. Laurie, Cassencarie. Blackie & Son, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London." Reverse is blank.

Height: 9

Width: 6.125

Date Made: ca. 183

Maker: W. & F. Holl, engraver

Place of Origin: Glasgow, Edinburgh, London

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2002.90

Subjects: Blind Poets Preachers

Dimension Notes: 5.125 x 4 in. (comp.)

Made: Blackie & Son, publisher

Material: Paper

Updated: 05/13/2014